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Re: [css-text] useful 'hanging-punctuation: last' characters

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:39:43 -0700
Message-ID: <550A611F.3000705@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 03/18/2015 02:08 AM, Koji Ishii wrote:
> 2015/03/11 2:42 "Brad Kemper" <brad.kemper@gmail.com <mailto:brad.kemper@gmail.com>>:
>
>>     I would like the characters that can hang on the end of a line to include a colon. The use case is common when you have
>>     right aligned labels ending in a colon.  It looks weird when the lines wrap and the last word doesn't line up with the
>>     other words.
>>
>>     Could colons be part of the hanging characters in 'hanging-punctuation: last'? Or could there be a new value, such as
>>     'hanging-punctuation: last-loose', that hangs the characters in the [Po] category?
>
> I think it depends on author choices, scripts, etc. For instance, Japanese will not want colons to be included.
>
> I would like properties for finer controls be done in Level 4. fantasai?

I'm not sure this is a case for hanging punctuation:
you don't want the colon to be in the margin, you
still want it to take up space. But you want it to be
in a separate "column" in the layout.

(Also, please don't top-post. :)

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 19 March 2015 05:40:17 UTC

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